A brief overview of the genetics of Pompe disease.
A brief overview of the genetics of Phenylketonuria.
This recipe is quick and simple and uses ingredients you would find in your cupboard. The lentils have a high protein content and with no dairy or meat there is virtually no saturated fats!
Tips for people who are on a budget but want an amazing holiday without compromising on quality! The hub includes things to do in Barcelona and how to travel/eat/sleep cheaply!
Sex differences in parental investment and relationships in different cultures essays.
The consequences of disruption to biological rhythms and restoration theory of sleep essays.
Explanations for insomnia and infradian rhythms 24 mark essays.
A hub outlining the structure and function of neurones and action potentials/resting potentials and how these are achieved/maintained.
This hub outlines the three different types of muscle and the sliding filament model of muscle contraction.
This hub outlines the basic process of genetic engineering and explains the production of human insulin using such processes.
This hub will go over the basic principles of thin-layer and gas chromatography as well as calculations you can make using a chromatogram and a guide to making your own chromatogram!
This hub discusses different circadian rhythms and studies and research that look into them.
This hub covers the basics of biotechnology, what it is, what it can be used to produce and the growth curve of micro-organisms in a closed culture.
This hub outlines how parent-child and peer-child relationships can affect a person's future adult romantic relationships.
This hub outlines the process of meiosis in animals.
This hub outlines reasons why a couple might break up, a model of relationship breakdown and why research into relationships is hard to conduct.
This article outlines the process of protein synthesis within a eukaryotic cell.
This hub will outline some issues and debates that need consideration when analysing psychological research.
What can make a person more inclined to be aggressive? This hub will go over studies conducted by psychologists researching this question.
This hub will outline four stages of aerobic respiration; glycolysis, the link reaction, Krebs cycle and oxidative phosphorylation.
this hub briefly outlines the psychodynamic and sociocultural factors of depression and studies that support and oppose the theories.
A hub outlining the cognitive approach to depression, cognitive behavioural therapy and psychological studies that support/oppose the effectiveness of cognitive behavioural therapy.
This delicious white chocolate fudge is very easy to make and makes a perfect present for special occasions!
This hub explores 2 different theories into things that are important in the formation of romantic relationships.
Explanations, causes and treatments for insomnia and narcolepsy.
A hub outlining some evidence that supports the theory of evolution and how evolution occurs.
A grade answers for two different essay questions, both worth 12 marks.
The "strange situation," Ainsworth's Uganda study and the learning theory.
The different types of conservation and why conserving endangered species is important.
Psychopathology - the science and study of psychological illnesses, the nature of them and what causes them to occur.
This hub will explain things you need to know about enthalpy for your AS June exam.
An article describing what mass spectrometry is, its uses in science and how to read a mass spectrum graph.
This hub explains how and why we classify organisms and the characteristics they share.
This hub outlines the different types of drugs used to treat anxiety and stress, how they work and the pros and cons of drug therapy.
This hub explains Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and outlines how to use Stress Inoculation Therapy to combat stress.
Crude oil, fractional distillation, uses of hydrocarbons and fuels of the future.
Different types of formula, naming organic compounds and reactions of organic reagents.
The types of cardiovascular diseases, symptoms and factors that increase the risk of developing one.
Primary and secondary immune defences, what they are and how they work!
What is abnormality? How do you diagnose it? This hub describes three different definitions of abnormality and problems that occur when trying to diagnose mental disorders.
This hub will go over the two different ways that our bodies responds to stress -the sympathomedullary pathway and the pituitary-adrenal system.
If you're a smoker and are trying to quit, I hope this hub will be the thing that makes you stop! This hub includes details about 5 different lesser known diseases that are linked to smoking.
Part 1 of everything that AS Biology students will need to know about enzymes!
A hub outlining the basics of DNA, it's function and structure.
They are any of a class of organic compounds that are fatty acids or a derivative from a fatty acid. They make up about 5% of the organic matter of a cell. The lipids that are a solid at room temperature are called fats and ones that are liquid...
A hub outlining the different stages of protein structure, how proteins are formed and the bonds that keep them in place.
A hub describing what global warming is, the greenhouse effect and how it occurs.
A hub explaining proteins and amino acids, what they are and their function. Great for A-Level Biology students!
A hub outlining carbohydrates including information on glucose, monosaccharides, disaccharides and polysaccharides.
In this article I summarize the different aspects of Bowlby's theory of attachment.
Below is a table of positive and negative ions that you must know for any A-Level Chemistry exam! Check out these hubs for more help with AS Chemistry revision: Electron-Pair Repulsion Theory. Trends and the periodic table. Calculations and...
This hub will briefly go over some of the topics in OCR's January 'Cells, Exchange and Transport' exam and outline key facts and information that you must know! To study topics in more detail I have made a number of other hubs listed below: ...
The Bohr effect is a physiological phenomenon that Christian Bohr (a physiologist) first came up with in 1904. Bohr stated that hemoglobin's oxygen binding affinity is inversely related to the concentration of carbon dioxide in the blood. This...
A summary of the stages of Mitosis. Great for A -Level Biology students!
A quick hub outlining the different circulatory systems and the role of blood, tissue fluid and lymph. Great for A-Level Biology students!
The modern periodic table has the following characteristics: Each horizontal row is called a period. The elements (from left to right across the period) are arranged in order of their atomic numbers. Elements often show trends in properties...
A hub outlining The Electron-Pair Repulsion Theory, what it is and the effect that it has on molecules.
The heart consists of 4 chambers: The right atrium: This is one of the two upper chambers of the heart. This chamber receives deoxygenated blood from the body, through the vena cava vein. In the wall of the right atrium is where the...
Equations and a step-by-step guide to exam questions involving calculations.
A few of the basic concepts and definitions that you must know for OCR chemistry!
Functions of Membranes: Separating the cell contents from the outside environment. Separating organelles from the cell's cytoplasm. Cell recognition and signalling. Holding organelles that are involved in metabolic processes in place. ...
Definition of Transpiration: The loss of water by evaporation, from the upper parts of a plant - particularly the leaves. How does it happen? Water enters the mesophyll cells from the xylem by osmosis. The water evaporates into water vapour...
A revision guide on plants including details on: - The Xylem and Phloem. - Transportation. - Water Potential. - Water Pathways.
The outermost layer of cells (epidermis) on the plant's roots contain root hair cells.These cells are surrounded by soilparticles.The root hair cells that make up the epidermis have large projections which increase the surface area of the root. ...
Stem cells are a type of undifferentiated cells that are able to differentiate into a specialised cell. Commonly stems cells come from either the bone marrow of an adult or the inner cell mass of an early stage embryo. Adult Stem Cells: Adult...
This hub will cover most of the studies and experiments that you will have to know for the cognitive part of your AQA, AS Unit 1 exam.
A redox reaction is a reaction that involves both oxidation (the loss of electrons) and reduction (the gain of electrons). In order to identify whether a reaction is redox or not, you can write separate half equations that show how electrons are...
The only 6 elements on the periodic table that exist naturally as single, unbonded atoms are Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon and Radon. These elements are collectively known as the Noble Gases and they make up Group 0 of the Periodic Table. ...
This article will help you pass the AS Unit 1 psychology exam "Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Research Methods."
Everything you need to know about Atkinson and Shiffrin's Multi-Store Model of Memory for your AS Level Psychology exam!
Everything you need to know about ionisation energy, atoms and isotopes for OCR's AS January module.
Five beautiful animals that are permanently extinct, the place they originated from and how and when they died out.
All you need to know, in detail, about Koko's "Yiri" for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
All you need to know, in detail, about Steve Gorn and Benjy Wertheimer's version of Rag Desh, for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
All you need to know, in detail, about Chiranji Lal Tanwar's version of Rag Desh, for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
The key features of Indian music, from Area Study 4: World Music. For Edexcel's Music GCSE.
All you need to know, in detail, about Anoushka Shankar's version of Rag Desh, for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
A mole is a word that represents a number, much like the word 'dozen' represents the number 12, a mole represents the number 6x1023 (this number is also known as Avogadro's number). On the periodic table the relative atomic mass number of carbon is...
All you need to know, in detail, about Moby's 'Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?', for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
All you need to know about Scottish folk-rock band Capercaillie's "Skye Waulking Song."
All you need to know, in detail, about Miles Davis's 'All Blues', for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
Cation: A positive ion (an atom that has lost electrons). Anion: A negative ion (an atom that has gained electrons). Flame Test results: A flame test is a test that is used to determine what an unknown metal ion is. The heat of the flame...
All you need to know, in detail, about Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
All you need to know, in detail, about Chopin's "Raindrop Prelude" for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
All you need to know, in detail, about Handel's "And the Glory of the Lord," for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
All you need to know, in detail, about Leonard Bernstein's "Something's Coming," for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
All you need to know, in detail, about Jeff Buckley's "Grace" for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
All you need to know, in detail, about Schoenberg's "Peripetie" for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
All you need to know, in detail, about Steve Reich's "Electric Counterpoint" for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
Alcohols are organic chemical compounds which form a homologous series. They are compounds in which one or more hydrogen atoms in an alkane (saturated hydrocarbon) are replaced by hydroxyl (OH) groups. The hydroxyl group (OH) is the part of the...
All of the Key Words that you will need to know for Edexcel's Music GCSE.
A hub outlining a few reasons to take up vegetarianism!
In early November in 2011 someone going by the name of ‘Timetravel_0’ started popping up on public forums claiming to be a time traveller from the year 2036. Timetravel_0 later revealed that his name was in fact John Titor. One of the first...
Great tips to having an eco-friendly holiday!
Despite being one of humans closest relatives, Orangutans are on the brink of extinction due to mans activities. Deforestation is one of the main threats to Orangutans and it is estimated that if the current rate of deforestation continues we are...
A hub outlining the arguments against the existence of ghosts.
In this article I will discuss coral reefs, what they are, what they provide us, the threats to them and what we can do to help.
With the passing of the Suicide Act in 1961, suicide, attempted or otherwise, was made illegal and the same Act made it an offense to assist in a suicide. Could it be argued that the illegalisation of suicide breaches your human right to freedom?...